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What level should INR be i read between 2 and 3. But yesterday i had the clinic call and say it was 0.9 but no change in the tinzaparin dose should i?
The "blood thinner": This is a relatively new blood thinner belongs to the class called heparin. It is of low molecular wt group. Unless you have other problems which your doc advised against alcohol, Innohep should be ok with a modest 1-2 drinks here and there. Be safe parto5; don't drink and drive. Good luck. ...Read more
No: In the injectible medication handbook, it specifically states : DO NOT FREEZE. https://www.optumrx.com/vgnlive/HCP/Assets/PDF/IMH_Handbook_05.pdf ...Read more
The "blood thinner": This is a relatively new blood thinner belongs to the class called heparin. It is of low molecular wt group. Unless you have other problems which your doc advised against alcohol, Innohep should be ok with a modest 1-2 drinks here and there. Be safe hello5; just don't drink and drive. Good luck. ...Read more
Drink to good health: This is a relatively new blood thinner belongs to the class called heparin. It is of low molecular wt group. Unless you have other problems which your doc advised against alcohol, Innohep should be ok with a modest 1-2 drinks here and there. Be safe hello5; just don't drink and drive. Good luck. ...Read more
Can occur: Medicine interactions are common. Talk with a pharmacist about interactions between your meds. ...Read more
Innohep allergy: Innohep ((tinzaparin sodium injection). This medication has been discontinued. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference.medscape.com/drug/innohep-tinzaparin-342181 ...Read more
Tinzaparin injections since january I have hard lumps on my belly that hurt. Some disappear quickly but two are bad! what can I do to relieve this ?
Go back to doctor: These may suggest either a local reaction to this anti-thrombotic, a low grade infection, bleeding at the injection site, or other less frequent complications. Go back and see the doctor who prescribed these, there are alternatives. ...Read more
I have had tinzaparin injections daily since january 2013 for DVT in thigh - went on holidays (away 6 days) but only took 2 needles. Can i take asa?
Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antibiotic: Ampiclox, or Ampicillin as it is known in the us, is given in doses of 250-500 mg qid (four times a day). It is also the main drug in unasyn, (ampicillin and sulbactam) where it is combined with sulbactam which makes it more effective. Unasyn (ampicillin and sulbactam) is an IV medicine only. The drug can be used against a wide range of infections, including pneumonia, kidney infections, and meningitis. ...Read more
Why ?: Studies during development showed that the body was very tolerant to loratadine, with no significant side effects at twice the recommended dosage. However, they also found that there was no increased benefit with twice the dosage over the normal dose. Why take more if there is no benefit ? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more
Generally not used: Generally decongestants are not recommended in children younger than age 4-6 because of the potential for side effects. If your child is having allergic congestion you should check with your doctor about meds, but a tsp of benadryl, (diphenhydramine) or 1 tsp of loratidine, the anti histamine in lorinase would be ok. But check with your doctor saline nose sprays can also aid in combating nasal congestion ...Read more
Depends on size: Montelukast, called singulair (montelukast) and now available as generic medicine, starts at 4 mg of granules for youngsters 1 year old and up. At about 3 years we go to the chewable 4 mg tablet. At about 7 or 8, kids often go to the 5 mg chewable and teens and adults go to the 10 mg tablet. Your doctor can check the dose for you based on the child's weight. ...Read more